Customer case:

Fast moisture measurement at WestRock

WestRock Containerboard is a leading North American producer of containerboard. Their products include virgin and recycled linerboard, coated white top linerboard, corrugated medium, and white top linerboard. Raw material is provided by many different suppliers which created the need to measure moisture of wood chips in every truck.

I’m a formal believer on that unit”
George Currin, Fiber Optimization Manager
Summary
Location United States
Challenge

Many different suppliers, which creates the need to measure every truck (15 wood suppliers).

Previous method can only measure 4-5 samples a day.

Long waiting time until the results are available.

Main species white oak and hickory.

Solution

Valmet MR Moisture Analyzer provides measurement of water content by measuring hydrogen atoms from free water molecules.

Easy calibration.

Calibration with regular tap water.

Fast measurement time (2 min).

Simple and fast to use.

Results

No need to use oven method anymore.

Possibility to measure moisture level from each truck.

Keywords Biofuels and biomaterials, Automation, North America

Moisture analyzer

The Valmet MR Moisture sets a new standard for efficient moisture analysis.